Nestled at an altitude of 2,159 meters above sea level, Shimla was discovered by the British as their summer capital. Even today the hill station continues to be patronized by holidaymakers from within and outside the country who come here to escape the torrid heat of the plains and revel in its scenic surroundings.
Upon arrival at Chandigarh Airport, we drive to Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This beautiful hill resort was the erstwhile summer capital of the British. It is one of the top tourist destinations in India owing to its mild climate, meandering streets and snow-clad mountains. Often referred to as the 'Queen of Hill Stations’, Shimla is perched at a height of around 2000 meters above sea level. Besides its natural beauty, what attracts hordes of tourists to this place is the opportunity to indulge in various adventure activities, such as trekking, mountaineering, and skiing. Once you reach Shimla, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel and take some rest. stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Kufri Excursion - Shimla Local Sightseeing
After a delicious breakast this morning, get ready to venture into Kufri - a haven for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. With panoramic views of the Himalayas, steep hikes, adventure sports and quite a few fun and interesting sightseeing attractions, Kufri is a great place to unwind.
Popular specially with trekkers, the splendid weather and stunning natural beauty make Kufri an ideal summer getaway. Interestingly, Kufri is also the venue for an annual winter sports festival held in February. With the oldest skiing slopes in Himachal Pradesh, Kufri is also famously referred to as a ski destination. Himalayan Nature Park in the outskirts is home to over 180 varieties of fauna.
After, visit the famous Mall Road in Shimla. Also check out the pleasant small square Scandal Point and Jhakoo Temple. Return to your hotel and have a tasty dinner. Overnight stay at hotel in Shimla.
Private vehicles do not have access to Jhakoo temple because of the location. The guests can take a shared taxi available on Mall Road and visit the temple. It’s advisable to visit the temple before it turns dark; hence the guests can first visit the temple and then spend time on the mall road.
Day Excursion To Naldehra
After a delicious breakast in Shimla this morning, set out on an excursion to Naldehra, which lies at an altitude of 2044 m above sea level. A haven for tourists, this destination is famous for the oldest 9-hole golf course in India. Another known attraction at this place is Tattapani, which is at an altitude of 656 m above sea level and is known for its hot sulphur springs that are known for their medicinal value. The scenic beauty of this place is simply mesmerising and that is the reason why hordes of travellers visit here. Thereafter, proceed to hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Departure From Shimla To Chandigarh
After breakfast today, check out from your hotel and hit the road to Chandigarh - the best planned city in India. This spic and span green city is an architectural marvel. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the airport/railway station to board your flight/train back home. Your tour has come to end. Let the memories begin!